Software Development

Top-up degree of Software Development, 90 ECTS
Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)
Campus UCN Technology
Duration 1,5 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6400 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Do you consider programming and large systems an exciting challenge? Would you like to call yourself Software Developer? If yes, this degree in Software Development may be the right choice for you.


The programme focuses on the challenges that software developers face when working with large, often global,system development projects. The first 2 semesters consistof 6 modules, focusing on different aspects of how to handlelarge projects and large systems. The last semester consists of an internship and a bachelor’s project. The programmeis a 3-semester, full-time undergraduate study equal to 90ECTS credits. It is based on the IT sector’s demands for staff with international competences within the area of software development.With an AP degree in Computer Science or an equivalent higher education, you have access to this bachelor top-up programme.


As a Bachelor of Software Development, you know how tohandle the back end of distributed IT systems based on largedatabases. Your job opportunities could be:
• Systems developer
• Systems designer
• Programmer
• Software architect
• IT consultant
• Project manager
• Systems constructor
• Web developer
• Software engineer


Semesters 1 to 2:
Lectures, project work, tutoring,case studies, compulsory assignment.

Core subjects (modules):
• Databases for developers
• Development of large scale systems
• Systems integration
• Tests

3rd semester:
• Internship in Denmark or abroad
• Bachelor’s project, where you have the opportunity to specialise in one of the areas dealt withduring your previous semesters.

Electives may vary from year to year based on student suggestions and new trends.

Read more about the admission requirements and how to apply on


Application date
Nov 01
Start date
Feb 01

UCN Technology

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